No, and that’s intentional. Covering the entire curriculum would indicate a lack of expertise. We specifically focus on abstract and complex concepts that students often struggle to visualize, such as states of matter, osmosis, and Charles’ Law. By emphasizing these challenging topics, we aim to help students not only understand them but also experience them firsthand. It’s important to prioritize tackling the difficult material first.
Nothing can replace a skilled teacher! Our VR platform and content are designed to complement and enhance what you do. Without VR, teachers cannot take their students on immersive journeys, such as exploring a plant to witness photosynthesis, navigating the gastrointestinal tract to identify organs and assemble them into a digestive system, or delving into the intricacies of the brain to understand neuron construction. However, with VR and appropriate educational content tailored to students’ needs, you can now provide these experiences.
Tablets and PCs have their educational merits, and there’s no need to abandon them completely. However, VR offers a different mode of accessing information that can be more suitable for certain learning objectives. In a world filled with distractions like phones, friends, and various aspects of life, it’s beneficial to provide learning opportunities that are entirely distraction-free. VR creates an immersive environment that envelops students, giving them a strong sense of presence and the feeling of “being there,” which promotes focused concentration. It’s an ideal approach to engage students in higher-order thinking skills (HOTS) by fostering an active and receptive mindset within a complex concept, free from anything that might hinder their focus or concentration. This immersive experience sets the stage for effective learning.
The headsets sell for around $550 USD, and there are several content packages and bundles available. The different SITE subscriptions typically sell for less than $1.00 per user per month.
UMETY provides a wide range of content packages suitable for students of different age groups. Our STEM curriculum is specifically designed for grades 6–12, but it can also be adapted for upper elementary and higher education levels. For students in middle school and beyond, we offer the Career Discovery package, tailored to their needs. Additionally, our Elementary Package is specifically created for learners in primary grades. Our aim is to offer you several options that enable the use of our headsets across various curricula and age groups.
UMETY stands out by offering the world’s most extensive collection of high-quality, immersive, and interactive educational content. Our immersive lessons are meticulously crafted by subject matter experts and instructional design specialists. This ensures that the content we provide is not only meaningful but also engaging for students. One key feature that sets us apart is the inclusion of formative assessments within many of our lessons. These assessments offer immediate feedback to students, empowering them to take control of their learning experience. With UMETY, students can actively participate in their educational journey and make progress at their own pace.
Absolutely! Our UMETY headsets are designed to accommodate additional content beyond what is included in the subscription package. While our headsets come pre-loaded with the content you have purchased, there is still approximately 20GB of storage available for you to add other educational materials or resources of your choice. This allows for flexibility and customization, giving you the freedom to supplement the existing content with materials that align with your specific educational needs and preferences. With UMETY, you have the ability to expand the learning experience and make it even more tailored to your requirements.
Certainly! Our UMETY headsets are capable of playing YouTube videos. Teachers have the option to assign YouTube 360 video content to their classes directly. In addition to that, we also provide a curated library of over 400 educational videos from third-party sources that are publicly available. These videos have been carefully selected to ensure their educational value. To access the assigned video, students can simply click on it and enjoy the immersive experience offered by our headsets. This feature allows for a diverse range of educational content, giving teachers and students the flexibility to incorporate a variety of multimedia resources into their lessons.